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Link to Image Titled: Wonderland Park Entrance
Title/Object Name: Wonderland Park Entrance
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Entrance to Wonderland Park located on Ackerman Island.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, parks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1617


Link to Image Titled: Wonderland Park Theater
Title/Object Name: Wonderland Park Theater
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 3 x 5 inches
Description: Wonderland Park Theater, located on Ackerman Island. The Theater seated 800 on main floor and 300 in balcony.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl423


Link to Image Titled: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park
Title/Object Name: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park. It was located on Ackerman Island.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl425


Link to Image Titled: Joseph Ackerman with relative
Title/Object Name: Joseph Ackerman with relative
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1910
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Joseph Ackerman (standing) with relative after rabbit hunting. Ackerman owned Ackerman Island.
Keywords: People, sports and recreation, transportation, guns, automobile.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl287


Link to Image Titled: Billboard on Ackerman Island
Title/Object Name: Billboard on Ackerman Island
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1912
Physical Details: 3 x 8.25 inches
Description: Billboard for Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company on Ackerman Island north of Douglas Avenue bridge advertising Takhoma Biscuit and Sunshine Biscuits. Wichita company Western Sign Works created billboard for company. Sign for N. W. Longenecker, Veterinary Surgeon, on building at left. His office was located at 500 West Douglas Avenue.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, advertisements.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.66.9a.5


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, fashion, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl559


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl571


Link to Image Titled: Giant Thriller Roller coaster at Ackerman's Island
Title/Object Name: Giant Thriller Roller coaster at Ackerman's Island
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1916
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of "Giant Thriller" roller coaster at Ackerman's Island from across the river; view is to the south
Keywords: Wichita, parks, arts and entertainment, rivers, Ackerman's Island, Arkansas River, roller coasters, amusement parks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Cossitt Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_COS182


Link to Image Titled: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Title/Object Name: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1917
Physical Details: 7.5 x 9.75 inches
Description: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east, showing Island Park baseball stadium and Wonderland amusement park on Ackerman Island in Arkansas River.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, rivers, business and industry, bridges, street scenes, parks, sports and recreation, Arkansas River, baseball, stadium, Ackerman Island, roller coaster, Wonderland amusement park.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.3.scrapbook.1


Link to Image Titled: Football Game at Island Park
Title/Object Name: Football Game at Island Park
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1923
Physical Details: 4.5 x 7 inches
Description: Fairmount College and Friends University play their annual Thanksgiving Day football game on Thursday, November 29, 1923. Game played at Island Park on Ackerman Island in Arkansas River. View is looking northeast; Lassen Hotel at 1st and Market Streets visible in background.
Keywords: Wichita, sports and recreation, people, education.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: University Archives
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ua.fc.5.4.1


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